Meredith Monk on Hope For a More Cooperative and Generous World
From the Quarantine Tapes Podcast with Paul Holdengraber
Hosted by Paul Holdengräber, The Quarantine Tapes chronicles shifting paradigms in the age of social distancing. Each day, Paul calls a guest for a brief discussion about how they are experiencing the global pandemic.
Today on episode 53 of The Quarantine Tapes, Paul Holdengräber is joined by multidisciplinary singer and composer Meredith Monk. Meredith offers a glimpse into practice and how it has been informed by this moment, and discusses the value in making time for the things that give us life.
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Meredith Monk is a composer, singer, director/choreographer and creator of new opera, music-theater works, films and installations. A pioneer in extended vocal technique and interdisciplinary performance, she recently received three of the highest honors bestowed on a living artist in the United States: induction into the American Academy of Arts and Letters (2019), the 2017 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize and a 2015 National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama.